Get Ahead College Nal’ibali Book Club

In the Xhosa language, Nal’ibali means “it starts with a story”. This term is used as a national campaign slogan by the Nal’ibali Foundation, an organization existing to promote a culture of reading across the entire country of South Africa. In May 2013, Leacock volunteer Maureen Cassidy, founded the Nal’ibali Book Club at Get Ahead […]

Children Around the World

Written by: Whitney Miller Whitney Miller is in Grade 12 and her role at Leap Camp this past summer was as a volunteer, helping out in one of the classes. She discovered Leap through her involvement with the Leacock Foundation and her previous volunteering at Rose Avenue’s Reading Buddies program and Saturday Club. “Children Around […]

Week 2 & 3 of LEAP Into Literacy Summer Camp

Written by: Esther Kim Esther Kim taught English in Korea for 3 years and for 8 years after that owned a private after-school education centre in Thornhill, Ontario teaching high school English, K-8 Language Arts, and ESL. She is an Ontario certified teacher, currently working as a supply teacher for TDSB. She has been part […]